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Privatize this?

Richard McGowan

Privatize this?

assessing the opportunities and costs of privatization

by Richard McGowan

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Published by Praeger in Sant Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privatization,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard A. McGowan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD3850 .M34 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25566712M
    ISBN 100313375860, 0313375879
    ISBN 109780313375866, 9780313375873
    LC Control Number2010049765
    OCLC/WorldCa692084776

      Is A Privatized Post Office Better? Not everyone thinks the U.S. Postal Service is worth saving. Tad DeHaven of the Cato Institute says spiraling costs and uncertain revenues can be solved with. Privatization definition, to transfer from public or government control or ownership to private enterprise: a campaign promise to privatize some of the public lands. See more.

    Ocean privatization is the sale of the oceans to private individuals or companies. Libertarians have long proposed such privatization.. The Market for Liberty, published in , stated that "as companies drilling for off-shore oil have proved, there is no reason why a piece of land cannot be owned and used simply because it is covered by water." In proposing privatization, Walter Block stated.   The Trump administration is mulling proposals to further privatize national parks and limit the use of senior passes there, setting off an angry backlash from conservation groups and retirees.

      The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. She ultimately argues that the complementary drives to opt out of and/or to privatize public things compromise the integrity of a.   Vanderbilt Hall stands on the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S., on Friday, J (Craig Warga/Bloomberg) Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R Author: Preston Cooper.


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